North Jersey Notes Updates

I was recently contacted by Deathrash bassist Pat Burns who told me in an email that the band, a thrash metal outfit from the mid-1980s, will be playing their first show in 20 years at Dingbatz in Clifton, NJ, on Friday night, Jan. 16. The show will be recorded and …

by   |  01/13/2009  |  Comments Off on North Jersey Notes Updates

North Jersey Notes: Zach Macko

Managing Editor Patrick Slevin introduced me to some pretty interesting music recently. Patrick knows how hard it is to find a good artist to feature each week and he felt this week’s artist was worthy of some coverage, and I felt that he was right! Usually, I have a tendency …

by   |  12/30/2008  |  Comments Off on North Jersey Notes: Zach Macko

North Jersey Notes: Borgo Pass

One band that has really been tickling my fancy lately is a band out of Long Island, NY. I’m not sure if they’ve made it across the river yet to our shores of NJ, but they should! The name of the band is Borgo Pass, and I discovered them …

by   |  12/17/2008  |  Comments (1)

North Jersey Notes: C.C. Coletti

I recently got to check out the Kix show over at Dexter’s in Riverdale, NJ, last weekend. Of course, I got to feature one of the opening bands a couple of weeks ago, Jersey Gypsy. The other opening act for Kix was equally impressive! The artist’s name is C.C.

by   |  12/10/2008  |  Comments Off on North Jersey Notes: C.C. Coletti

North Jersey Notes: Sykohed

One band that’s been making some noise in the area is a band called Sykohed. I have to admit that my curiosity got the best of me when I heard the name, so I had to go to their MySpace page, myspace.com/sykohed . Little did I know, it was …

by   |  12/02/2008  |  Comments Off on North Jersey Notes: Sykohed

North Jersey Notes: Jersey Gypsy

I recently received some email from my bud, Adrian Freyre, who used to play with the band Trimm. Adrian wanted to inform me that he’s now playing guitar for the band Jersey Gypsy. I know that I’ve heard of these guys before, but never really had the chance …

by   |  11/25/2008  |  Comments Off on North Jersey Notes: Jersey Gypsy

North Jersey Notes: The Bangs

I recently got an email from a guy named Gary who said that he represented a band called The Bangs. Now, usually when I get an email, I would go to the band’s MySpace page to give them a listen. In this case, I wasn’t expecting what I was …

by   |  11/18/2008  |  Comments (1)

North Jersey Notes: The Dirty Pearls

Congrats need to go out to a New York City band who made the Top Sixx in Motley Crue and Guitar Center’s “Make Rock History” contest. Yes, I’m talking about The Dirty Pearls! Millions of bands entered this contest, which was, at first, judged by fan Internet voting. Once …

by   |  11/10/2008  |  Comments Off on North Jersey Notes: The Dirty Pearls

North Jersey Notes Updates

I recently got an email from my bro Steve Richards from Hope Kills Fear. Unfortunately, the email came in a week too late, because he wanted me to plug a showcase that his band was playing this past week down at Sullivan Hall in NYC. For those of you …

by   |  11/05/2008  |  Comments Off on North Jersey Notes Updates

North Jersey Notes Updates

Congrats to my brothers from Diablo Royale! They recently won a two-date battle of the bands making them fliptup.com’s “Band Of The Year.” The first date took place back in July, which made them the New York region champs. The finals took place a few weekends ago, where the …

by   |  10/29/2008  |  Comments Off on North Jersey Notes Updates


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